UF Engineers Week Celebration Continues Through March 1
Engineers Week is a national celebration of engineers’ contributions to society.
The University of Florida, which has an enrollment of more than 10,000 students in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, is hosting its 73rd Engineers Week (E-Week) now through March 1.
Each E-Week event is organized and hosted by UF engineering students. They are open to the public and free to attend.
Popular events include:
Guinness World Record Attempt
When: Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Plaza of the Americas
What: Attendees will attempt to break a world record for the longest line of pencils in succession.
Engineering Festival (E-Fest)
When: Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Flavet Field
What: More than 200 guests are expected to attend this festival-style event. Performing artists include Nitti Gritti, Sooza, Ozona and flipturn. There will be food, carnival games, giveaways and more.
Engineering & Science Fair (E-Fair)
When: Mon., Feb. 24 & Tues. Feb 25 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (both days)
Where: Reitz Union Grand Ballroom
What: Designed with the K-12 audience in mind, this two-day showcase invites students from around the state to learn about engineering and technology.
For a full list of UF E-Week events, visit www.facebook.com/pg/UFEWeek/events/
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